'60 Minutes' Cameras Catch Illegal Chinese Immigrants Pouring Into California: 'We Were Surprised'

’60 Minutes’ Cameras Catch Illegal Chinese Immigrants Pouring Into California: ‘We Were Surprised’


When “60 Minutes” calls the situation at the border “unprecedented,” you know it has to be bad.

A shocking video shot at an unofficial crossing point near San Diego by the CBS show’s crew illustrated how easy it is for migrants to enter the country through a gap in the fence that borders private property.

The “60 Minutes” segment focused on Chinese citizens entering the U.S. illegally as part of a larger trend of border breaches, with Customs and Border Protection reporting apprehensions of 2.5 million illegal immigrants in the last year.

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It was obvious from the reporting that even CBS reporter Sharyn Alfonsi was taken aback by what she saw.

“We were surprised to see the number of people coming through from China —

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